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topography

to·pog·ra·phy

topography

 
 
pronunciation:
t pa gr fi
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: topographies
definition 1: the shape, height or depth, and location of the surface features of a place, area, or region.
The formation of some clouds is influenced by topography.a hilly topography
definition 2: the mapping, detailed description, or graphic representation of such features.
derivations: topographic (adj.), topographical (adj.), topographically (adv.)
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  earth, geography, measurement